1. A close conduit or pipe for conducting water, as, to a water wheel, or for emptying a pond, or for domestic uses.

2. The barrel of a wooden pump.

Origin: Etymol. Uncertain; perh. Fr. Pen an inclosure + stock.

(01 Mar 1998)

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